Entries by Jacqueline Delange from 09/2012

Faro Golf Course: Yukon Golf Course Snakes Through Town

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada

FARO, Yn - It started with a few golfers and a can of orange spray paint. Before long it sprouted into one of the most unique golf courses in Canada.T...

Burrard Inlet Protest: Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Aims To Kill Trans-Mountain Pipeline Expansion Proposal After Oil Spill

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When a geyser spewed black oil across a Vancouver-area neighbourhood in 2007, the result of a punctured pipeline, members of the Tsleil-Wa...

TFSA Over-Contributions Prompt Taxman Warnings

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Tens of thousands of Canadians have again broken the rules for a popular tax shelter, triggering yet another volley of warning letters from t...

Montreal Real Estate: Quebec Election, Separation Issue Chilling Market, Observers Say

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Some observers of the Montreal real estate market say potential home buyers are holding off until they know who wins the Sept. 4 provincial...

Alberta Drunk Driving Penalties For .05 Drivers Launch Labour Day Weekend

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta drivers who already face stiffer administrative penalties for drunk driving can now also get hit with longer licence suspensions fo...

5 Reasons To Pay Attention To The Quebec Election

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Politics

When the Quebec election was called at the beginning of August, it was in the shadow of protests by students caught in their own war over tuition, and...

Woodstock, N.B. Boil Water Order Issued After Reservoir Power Failure

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada

WOODSTOCK, N.-B. - Officials in Woodstock, N.B., have issued a boil water order for areas of the town.Residents who live in the downtown core and also...

David Blunkett At Paralympics: Blind Lawmaker, Says He Was Refused Access To Seat

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada
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LONDON - Organizers of the Paralympic Games say they are investigating after a blind lawmaker claimed he was denied access to his seat at the competit...

Thalidomide Maker Apologizes 50 Years After Drug Pulled

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Living

The German manufacturer of the anti-morning sickness pill thalidomide — blamed for causing birth defects in thousands of babies — has issued its f...

Pauline Marois: Bill 101 Protests Held In Quebec, PQ Leader Tries To Reassure English-Speaking Community

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Politics

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. - The head of the upstart Coalition for Quebec's Future tried Saturday to frame the election as a two-way race between his party a...

Legionnaires' Outbreak In Quebec City: Death Toll Rises To 10

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Living

QUEBEC - An outbreak of legionnaires' disease in Quebec City has claimed its 10th victim.Public health authorities say there have now been 165 cases s...

Niagara River Search For Body Parts Ends After Torso Discovered

Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Police in Ontario ended a search Saturday for more body parts after the grisly discovery of a woman's torso in the Niagara River...

Fake Chinese Art All Over Canada, Experts Say

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Style

VANCOUVER - A flood of fake Chinese art has defrauded hopeful but naive investors across Canada and also threatens to mar the integrity of museums in ...

Concern About Technology Use As Kids Head Back To School

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Living

As students head back to school with the latest tablets, laptops and smartphones in their knapsacks, some parents worry the abundance of gadgets in th...

Legault Says It's A 2-Way Race Between PQ And CAQ

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Politics

The head of the upstart Coalition Avenir Québec tried Saturday to frame the election as a two-way race between his party and Pauline Marois' Parti Qu...

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova: Pussy Riot Member Says She Has No Regrets About Anti-Putin Performance

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada

BERLIN - Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says she regrets nothing about the band's anti-government performance in a cathedral that got...

Legionnaires' Disease Quebec: Death Toll Rises To 11

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Living

QUEBEC - Legionnaires' disease has claimed another life in Quebec City, bringing the total to 11 since the outbreak began in mid-July.Public health of...

Labour Day: Are Unions Antiquated Or Poised For A Revival?

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Labour historian Mark Leier has an interesting perspective this Labour Day weekend on anti-union rhetoric and the prospect of a post-unionize...

Federal Contracts: Sole-Source Contracts May Be Cooked, Survey Suggests

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A suspicious number of federal contracts for goods and services appear rigged to favour one bidder, suggests a new survey.The report, from th...

Cardinal Says Catholic Church '200 Years Behind'

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada

In his last interview, an Italian cardinal condemned the Roman Catholic Church as "200 years behind" and needing radical transformation. C...

Syria Death Toll: August Was Deadliest Month During Syrian Civil War, Activist Groups Say

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada

BEIRUT - Activist groups said Sunday that about 5,000 people were killed in Syria's civil war in August, the highest figure ever reported in more than...

Jean Charest On Nordiques: PQ Win Might Hurt Chances Of NHL Team Returning

Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Quebec Premier Jean Charest threw a surprise bodycheck to hockey-loving voters in the province's capital region on Sunday, warning a Parti Qu...

Drunk On Tractor Video: Driver Rams Parked Cars, Gets Pounded

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada

This video in short: Man allegedly gets hammered, hammers tractor into parked cars, gets hammered by angry mob. A YouTube video from Barnaul, Russ...

Robocalls Quebec: Liberals Complain Of Robocall Attack Ahead Of Quebec Election Vote

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec's Liberal Party issued a statement Monday saying forged robocalls have targeted French-speaking voters in the Quebec City area. The calls alleg...

Anti-Harper Plane Banner: PSAC Says RCMP Grounded Plane For StephenHarperNousDéteste.ca Message

Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: The RCMP's Cpl. Lucy Shorey said the plane hired by PSAC appeared to have entered restricted airspace, and so the RCMP ordered it to land, she...